When editing a clip in the timeline, the audio levels are fine. They read approximate -6 dB. However, when I export, the audio is cut dramatically. When I bring the exported video into the same timeline, the audio level is around -24 - -30 dB.
For export I use the YouTube 1080p Full HD preset. The audio tab reads audio former ACC, Audio Codec ACC, Sample Rate 48000 Hz, Channels Stereo, Bitrate [kbps] 320. Export Audio is checked.
I'm working on a PC - Windows 10. I've seen similar questions asked about this but haven't been able to find an answer. Any suggestions?
Sorry about the poor experience. Is this happening with any specific media type or all of them? Also, have you tried exporting in any other format like QuickTime > Apple ProRes & checked if it's exporting properly?
I figured out the issue! I make a YouTube video of my podcast/audio drama. So I use the audio waveform in After Effects to add a visual to the dialogue. Well, for some reason, when you right click and composite in After Effects, it resets the audio to 35% in the Left and Right channels. So, I have to go back in and reset them to 100%. I'm not sure if that's a part of the "audio waveform", if it's something with taking a video from premiere into after effects, or if it's a user error/setting on my part.